Definition of bull ant in English:

bull ant


  • another term for bulldog ant
    • ‘While fossilized specimens reveal that bulldog ants were once widespread across the globe, today they are found only in Australia.’
    • ‘I have the patience of a bull ant and cannot stand this waiting business; it's driving me nuts.’
    • ‘The first two casualties of the exercise were actually two of the dogs, and we thought one had been bitten by a snake, but it was actually multiple bull ants.’
    • ‘And once I wrote a memorial to a bull ant having stepped on it and then regretted it.’
    • ‘I got bitten by a green bull ant, in a very sensitive place.’